The Power Of Words

In today's busy world, it takes everyone in the family helping to keep it on track and on schedule. We all have to pitch in, lend a hand, and pull our weight to keep things from getting frantic. You should expect the same thing from the hardworking surfaces in your home. Low maintenance surfaces … [Read more...]

2018 Colors of the Year on Glass

At Gardner Glass Products, we have been working on a lot of colorful glass backsplashes here lately, and it made us think about the big paint company's "Colors of the Year" where they have chosen the colors to inspire interiors for 2018. They are all beautiful and vibrant colors, that would be … [Read more...]

The Hidden Art of Seams

A back-painted glass backsplash is beautiful for the long expanses of glass that it can provide. 144-inches is our max length we can fabricate, and that is one incredibly long piece of glass. Installing a long expanse like that eliminates grout lines common with other materials, it is impervious to … [Read more...]

To Temper or Not To Temper: That is the Question

Annealed glass is regular glass that has gone through no other heat treated process. It's the kind of glass that has a large break pattern or a large crack. Tempered glass is glass that has been heat-treated using a special process that makes it 4 times stronger than annealed glass. It's more … [Read more...]

TxA 2017 in Austin Got Glass

Last week, we showed our Dreamwalls Color Glass back-painted glass and Dreamwalls Glass Markerboards at "TxA Threshold" the design conference and expo of the Texas Society of Architects. Being in Austin this year, it was a fun show with great music everywhere you turned and a relaxed vibe … [Read more...]

Glass Anchors A Kitchen

Since we currently in Austin, TX for the Texas AIA show, we wanted to share this amazing kitchen installation created by one of our fantastic customers, Anchor Ventana, in the Austin area.  They did the glass installation in this Austin home by Durrett Interests. What strikes me first is how the … [Read more...]

Mirror Backsplashes Multiply Style

  There are various ways to use mirror backsplashes in kitchen and bath designs; antique, tiled, or crisp and clear,…mirrors are a versatile element that can add light and visually expand spaces. I'm loving how designers are embracing more mirror in the kitchen to solve the challenges of … [Read more...]

Design Notebook: Antique Mirror for Backsplashes

Antique Mirror can make a beautiful backsplash. Great for kitchen areas, serving buffets and wet bars, the durability of glass and the additional light added with the mirror, mixed with the added bonus of a subdued reflection creates a sophisticated tone in both traditional and modern environments. … [Read more...]

Is Bigger Better? 4 Times Strategic Seaming Makes Sense

A back-painted glass backsplash is beautiful for the long expanses of glass that it can provide. 144-inches is our max length we can fabricate, and that is a long piece of glass. It eliminates grout lines common with other materials, it is impervious to moisture, it is stain-resistant, and it … [Read more...]

Backsplash Video: Brilliant Dreamwalls Color Glass

In this short video about Dreamwalls backsplashes, Dreamwalls Color Glass is showcased in applications for corporate breakrooms, kitchens, food prep areas, laboratories and more. Gardner Glass Products' backpainted glass which provides custom-color, opacity, and an easy-to-clean surface. View this … [Read more...]